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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,470 780 9.8 8.9-10.6 5,690 90.2 89.4-91.1
-Eastern NC 2,314 328 11.7 10.3-13.3 1,986 88.3 86.7-89.7
GENDER
Male 1,077 169 12.6 10.5-15.0 908 87.4 85.0-89.5
Female 1,237 159 10.9 9.0-13.1 1,078 89.1 86.9-91.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,389 196 11.5 9.8-13.6 1,193 88.5 86.4-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 622 101 14.7 11.7-18.4 521 85.3 81.6-88.3
Other 65 12 15.2 8.4-26.1 53 84.8 73.9-91.6
AGE
18-34 482 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 295 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 360 43 12.1 8.6-16.8 317 87.9 83.2-91.4
55-64 489 87 17.1 13.5-21.5 402 82.9 78.5-86.5
65-74 440 100 24.2 19.7-29.4 340 75.8 70.6-80.3
75+ 231 73 33.4 26.3-41.4 158 66.6 58.6-73.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 73 22.4 17.2-28.6 185 77.6 71.4-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 719 112 12.3 9.9-15.3 607 87.7 84.7-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 694 85 10.0 7.8-12.6 609 90.0 87.4-92.2
College Graduate 636 58 5.9 4.4- 7.9 578 94.1 92.1-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 53 18.1 13.0-24.6 189 81.9 75.4-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 373 64 13.1 9.9-17.2 309 86.9 82.8-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 226 41 15.1 10.5-21.3 185 84.9 78.7-89.5
$35,000- 49,999 334 37 6.9 4.6-10.3 297 93.1 89.7-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 271 27 8.7 5.6-13.2 244 91.3 86.8-94.4
$75,000+ 437 39 6.8 4.7- 9.9 398 93.2 90.1-95.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 653 204 28.7 24.7-33.1 449 71.3 66.9-75.3
No 1,416 105 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,311 94.1 92.5-95.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 730 226 27.3 23.6-31.4 504 72.7 68.6-76.4
No 1,518 98 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,420 94.8 93.4-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 437 83 15.9 12.4-20.1 354 84.1 79.9-87.6
Non-Veteran 1,877 246 10.8 9.3-12.6 1,631 89.2 87.4-90.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 150 19 10.2 6.2-16.3 131 89.8 83.7-93.8
Regional City or Suburban County 407 47 10.2 7.4-13.9 360 89.8 86.1-92.6
Rural 1,758 263 12.3 10.6-14.2 1,495 87.7 85.8-89.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,143 58 4.2 3.1- 5.8 1,085 95.8 94.2-96.9
Unemployed 96 20 17.7 10.6-28.0 76 82.3 72.0-89.4
Retired 628 152 25.0 21.1-29.5 476 75.0 70.5-78.9
Unable to Work 270 87 29.5 23.3-36.6 183 70.5 63.4-76.7
Other not in Labor Force 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 30 8.9 5.9-13.2 190 91.1 86.8-94.1
101% to 150% 359 73 16.9 12.9-21.8 286 83.1 78.2-87.1
151% to 200% 170 33 15.2 10.3-21.9 137 84.8 78.1-89.7
More than 200% 1,032 108 7.5 6.0- 9.4 924 92.5 90.6-94.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 802 127 13.9 11.2-17.2 675 86.1 82.8-88.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,081 138 10.4 8.5-12.6 943 89.6 87.4-91.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 432 64 11.7 8.9-15.3 368 88.3 84.7-91.1

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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